Faculty Accomplishments

USFSM's Spring Commencement is set for Monday, May 9.

USF Sarasota-Manatee to hold 65th commencement May 9

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 28, 2016) – The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee will hold its spring graduation exercise on Monday, May 9, at 6:30 p.m. at the Bradenton Area Convention...

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David Eckel, the broker/owner of Wagner Realty, addresses business students and professors at Selby Auditorium.

Bulls Notebook: Honor society, USFSM welcome broker David Eckel

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 15, 2016) – David Eckel, the broker/owner of Wagner Realty, says his company retained its agents through the housing slump, even when many competitors were releasing theirs....

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USFSM started offering courses on the SCF Venice campus for the spring 2016 semester.

USFSM now offering courses in Venice

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 13, 2016) – USFSM and SCF have coordinated to provide upper-level baccalaureate curriculum at the SCF Venice campus. This initiative affords students local access to various USFSM...

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Dr. Jessica Grosholz and Dr. Fawn Ngo.

Bulls Notebook: USFSM professors to study local policing effort

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 8, 2016) – Sarasota police have asked two criminologists from USF Sarasota-Manatee to evaluate the city’s three-year crackdown on drug dealers. Drs. Fawn Ngo and Jessica Grosholz...

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Dr. Melissa Sloan

Bulls Notebook: USFSM prof. wins women’s research award

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 1, 2016) – Dr. Melissa Sloan, associate professor of interdisciplinary social sciences at USF Sarasota-Manatee, said she never expected to win the USF Women in Leadership and...

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Dr. Kathy Black

USFSM’s Dr. Black to address World Health Organization

SARASOTA, Fla. (March 16, 2016) – Dr. Kathy Black, a USF Sarasota-Manatee professor of social work and gerontology, is set to leave next month for Geneva, Switzerland, to address a...

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Dr. Theresa "Teryn" Gilbertson

Bulls Notebook: Dr. Gilbertson to work archaeological site in Israel

SARASOTA, Fla. (Feb. 26, 2016) – While some are staking out a spot on a beach or by the pool, Dr. Theresa “Teryn” Gilbertson hopes to be digging around a 2,000-year-old...

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Dr. James (Jim) Curran, USF Sarasota-Manatee Marketing Business

Dr. James Curran named dean of College of Business at USFSM

SARASOTA, Fla. (Feb. 5, 2016) – Dr. James Curran has been named dean of the College of Business at USF Sarasota-Manatee, dropping the title of “interim-dean” conferred on him after former...

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Instructor Joe Askren looks over a recently donated beer-making system.

Bulls Notebook: USFSM receives brewing equipment donation

SARASOTA, Fla. (Feb. 5, 2016) – Joe Askren, an instructor at the College of Hospitality and Technology Leadership, thought it was all a joke until the man on the phone assured...

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USFSM staff and fall 2015 graduates flash the Bull horns sign.

USFSM holds its 64th commencement exercise

SARASOTA, Fla. (Dec. 14, 2015) – Ashley Metelus said she found her calling at USF Sarasota-Manatee. Awaiting her chance to walk in USFSM’s graduation procession, the 23-year-old “Outstanding Graduate” admitted to...

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Dr. Tim Turner

Bulls Notebook: USFSM students invited to study in London

SARASOTA, Fla. (Dec. 11, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee students are invited to a study-abroad program in London this summer taught by USFSM Assistant Professor of English Dr. Tim Turner. The...

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Kevin Logan, President and CEO of Omega Office Systems

Career Inspiration: Kevin Logan, Omega Office Systems

To help inspire students to make sound career choices, USF Sarasota-Manatee checks in with local CEO’s to share their stories of success. This week, we sat down with Kevin Logan,...

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Dr. Sandra Stone, regional chancellor at USF Sarasota-Manatee.

Dr. Stone’s first year: Laying a foundation for change

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 30, 2015) – Regional Chancellor Dr. Sandra Stone was vice president for academic affairs at Dalton State College in Georgia when a unique opportunity came up 600...

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The new USFSM College of Science & Mathematics will debut in the fall of 2016 as part of a college realignment.

USF Sarasota-Manatee Establishes College of Science & Mathematics

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 20, 2015) – In the changing landscape of higher education, it is important to stay ahead of the curve. To better serve the higher education needs of...

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Dr. Jean Kabongo, Ashley Metelus, Amber Haller and Matthew Bertrand.

Bulls Notebook: USFSM to honor professor, students at commencement

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 13, 2015) – This semester’s outstanding professor and students run the gamut, from a beloved business teacher with a passion for entrepreneurship to a hard-working Manatee County sheriff’s...

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Dr. June Benowitz

Bulls Notebook: History prof. spotlights right-wing women in new book

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 9, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee associate professor of history Dr. June Benowitz explores the rise of right-wing women’s groups and their connection to today’s far right in...

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Dr. Kathy Black USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Social Work

Dr. Kathy Black Talks Age Friendly on Suncoast View

Dr. Kathy Black, Professor of Social Work and Gerontology, made an appearance on ABC7’s Suncoast View afternoon talkshow last week to discuss her work with the Age Friendly Sarasota initiative and...

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Bulls Notebook: Open House set, Homecoming arrives

SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 25, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee will hold an Open House for prospective freshmen, transfer students and graduate students on Thursday, Oct. 1, from 5 to 7 p.m....

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Dr. Jody McBrien, third from left, and Ashley Metelus, third from right, visit some of the women who contributed to  McBrien's recent book, "Cold Water: Women and Girls of Lira, Uganda."

USFSM’s Dr. McBrien, Ashley Metelus visit Uganda for book tour

SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 24, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee Associate Professor Dr. Jody McBrien has made multiple trips to Uganda over the past six years, but she was wowed this past...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee Guarantees Match for Giving Challenge Gifts

SARASOTA, Fla. (Aug. 31, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee supporters can make the most of their donations during the 2015 Giving Challenge, which kicks off noon Tuesday. Contributors can see their...

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Students and faculty enjoyed a Week of Welcome mixer on Monday. Photo by Krista Schrock.

USF Sarasota-Manatee welcomes students with mixer; more events set

SARASOTA, Fla. (Aug. 25, 2015) – An Information Technology student from Lincoln, Neb., Stephen Bui came to USF Sarasota-Manatee because of its small class sizes and proximity to family in...

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Dr. Eric Hodges.

USF Sarasota-Manatee instructor helps win NEH grant to set up institute

SARASOTA, Fla. (Aug. 19, 2015) – Doctors and therapists have written volumes about post-traumatic stress disorder, and countless TV commercials implore viewers daily to support veterans’ causes, but USF Sarasota-Manatee...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee speeds up admissions process for freshmen

SARASOTA, Fla. (Aug. 5, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee next week will host “Instant Decision Days” for prospective freshmen for the 2015-2016 academic year. Instead of waiting up to two weeks...

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Hunsader

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Patricia Hunsader, Elementary Education

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments. This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Patricia...

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Sarasota Herald-Tribune Hot Topics Social Recap

Throughout the event, the conversation extended to social media. Take a look at what atendees had to say: [View the story “Herald-Tribune Hot Topics: Grade Level Reading” on Storify]

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Tuesday Talks: Dr. Fawn Ngo, Criminology

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments. This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Fawn...

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Drs. Tricia Hunsader, Valerie Lipscomb, Nicholas Mastracchio, Jr. and Fawn Ngo.

Four USF Sarasota-Manatee professors awarded tenure

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 27, 2015) – Four USF Sarasota-Manatee assistant professors are celebrating milestones in their academic careers: attaining tenure. Drs. Tricia Hunsader, Valerie Lipscomb, Nicholas Mastracchio, Jr. and Fawn...

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Michelle Teeter and Joe Askren.

USF Sarasota-Manatee student, teacher recount study abroad trip

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 23, 2015) – It’s hard not to get swept away when arriving in Florence, the picturesque Renaissance city and home of the Duomo, scores of museums, piazzas...

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Dr. Colleen Lord, USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM College of Education, Educational Leadership

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Colleen Lord, Educational Leadership

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments. This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr....

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Drs. Kathy Black (left) and Valerie Lipscomb.

USF Sarasota-Manatee professors assist theatrical production

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 17, 2015) – Drs. Kathy Black and Valerie Lipscomb’s interest in age-related issues is well established, but few might know that the two consulted on a theater...

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Dr. Jean Kabongo

USF Sarasota-Manatee professor travels to Africa to advise businesses

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 8, 2015) – Dr. Jean Kabongo’s recent return to Brazzaville in the Republic of Congo was more than a homecoming. The associate professor at USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College...

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Workers finished USFSM's basketball court Thursday afternoon.

USF Sarasota-Manatee basketball court is ready for play

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 26, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee students and faculty now have another recreational venue after completion this week of the basketball court at the campus’ north end. Workers...

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WPCampus 2016 will run July 15-16 at USFSM.

Board of Governors removes enrollment cap for USF Sarasota-Manatee

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 19, 2015) – Student enrollment at USF Sarasota-Manatee is no longer limited after a decision Thursday by the State University System of Florida Board of Governors to...

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Dr. Jody McBrien, left, and Ashley Metelus will return to Uganda this summer.

USFSM’s Dr. McBrien to visit Uganda to promote book

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 18, 2015) – She had heard the stories of brutality over and over, but also tales of hope, such as how a group of women survivors were...

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Dr. Cihan Cobanoglu

Poll by USF Sarasota-Manatee researchers shows tourism interest in Cuba

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 15, 2015) – A new poll by USF Sarasota-Manatee researchers shows Americans warming to the idea of traveling to Cuba for tourism. The poll shows 91 percent...

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Dr. Kathy Black is leading the Age-Friendly Sarasota initiative.

USF Sarasota-Manatee helping to make Sarasota more age-friendly

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 10, 2015) – Sarasota County residents ages 50 and older can now participate in an online survey offered by “Age-Friendly Sarasota,” the multi-partner initiative aimed at making...

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Dr. Patricia Hunsader, an assistant professor at USF Sarasota-Manatee's College of Education.

USF Sarasota-Manatee professor to make Cambodia trip

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 2, 2015) – Dr. Tricia Hunsader, a USF Sarasota-Manatee assistant professor, could be forgiven for taking a break between semesters, but instead she’s busy planning a trip...

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Dr. Richard Reich

USF Sarasota-Manatee appoints first faculty research coordinator

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 28, 2015) – Dr. Richard Reich, associate professor of psychology at USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been named to the newly created position of...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee's College of Education has earned the highest national accreditation.

USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Education earns national accreditation

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 20, 2015) – The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Education has been awarded accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee researcher: Band class more than just music

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 7, 2015) – Dr. Susan Fulton and her husband, John, were talking about budget cuts to school band programs a couple years ago when Fulton was struck...

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Sarasota County Joins Global Network of Age-Friendly Communities

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 6, 2015) – The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee has joined an initiative to help Sarasota County enter a network of more than 250 cities and communities worldwide promoting...

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Left to right: Regional Chancellor for USF Sarasota-Manatee Dr. Sandra Stone, Outstanding Graduate Award Winner Colleen Bankuty and USF System President Dr. Judy Genshaft at Sunday's commencement.

USF Sarasota-Manatee grads look to Career Services office for next step

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 4, 2015) – Michael Aemisegger Jr. is set to start an accounting job next week. Jessica Mahon has already lined up an insurance sales position. And Will...

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Summer Commencement 2015

USF Sarasota-Manatee Will Hold 63rd Commencement Ceremony Sunday, May 3

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 28, 2015) – The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee (USFSM) will hold its spring commencement exercises at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, at the Bradenton Area...

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L to R: USFSM College of Business Dean Emeritus Dr. Robert Anderson, Nicholas Joblonski, Lauren Henry, Melissa Bontrager, Julie Rio, Alexis Brodil, Gregory Farrenkopf and USFSM College of Business Interim Dean Dr. James Curran.

USFSM students inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma honor society, join top business students worldwide

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 24, 2015)  – Thirteen USF Sarasota-Manatee College of Business students can now count themselves among the elite worldwide. In a brief ceremony Friday at the campus’ Selby...

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Assistant Professor of Accounting Carlos Jimenez at Monday's Boston Marathon.

USF Sarasota-Manatee teacher overcomes obstacles, runs in famed Boston Marathon

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 24, 2015)  – Most days see Carlos Jimenez in a classroom teaching business students. Not this past Monday. The assistant professor of accounting at the University of...

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Distinguished Visiting Professor USF Sarasota-Manatee Dr. Fred DeMicco

Distinguished Visiting Professor Series Brings Hospitality and Tourism Expert to USFSM

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 22, 2015) – The College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership at USF Sarasota-Manatee (USFSM) welcomed its third guest to campus as part of the Distinguished Visiting Professor...

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Jennifer Caba speaks to fellow scholarship recipient Bryan Jacobs at Monday’s reception.

USFSM honors scholarship donors, recipients at reception

By: Rich Shopes USFSM Communications and Marketing SARASOTA, Fla. (April 21, 2015)  – Jennifer Caba said she likely wouldn’t have attended the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee if not for...

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Student-Awards

USFSM honors leadership, school spirit with annual awards

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 20, 2015)  – Dana Arace is a “Bull-iever.” The Adventure Club is a “Rowdy Bull.” And Jay Riley, director of alumni affairs at the University of South...

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Dr. Kathy Black is leading the Age-Friendly Sarasota initiative.

University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee Professor Receives 2015 WLP Faculty Research Award

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 16, 2015) – Dr. Kathy Black, professor of social work and gerontology at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, was one of three women faculty members in...

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Colorful self-portraits expressing “What I Can Be With a College Degree” will be displayed in the USF Sarasota-Manatee College of Education beginning February 27, 2015. The art was created by 5th graders at Emma E. Booker Elementary School in a collaborative initiative to help them understand and visualize their future careers.

College of Education Hosts Emma E. Booker Elementary Students for Special Event

SARASOTA Fla. (February 24, 2015) – The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee College of Education is working with fifth grade students at Emma E. Booker Elementary to create original works...

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Garden

Edible Garden Gives Students Lesson in Sustainability

SARASOTA, Fla. (January 14, 2014) – An unused piece of land in front of the USF Sarasota-Manatee Culinary Innovation Lab on Lakewood Ranch Main Street is now being used to give students a hands-on...

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Duvall Family Studies Conference to be hosted at USFSM

SARASOTA (February 6, 2015) – The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee will be the site of the 2015 Duvall Family Studies Conference, a biennial symposium created to bring academic research...

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Dr. Jean Kabongo USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Business Management and Entrepreneurship MBA

USFSM Professor to Host Entrepreneurial Workshop

SARASOTA, Fla. (January 21, 2015) – Dr. Jean Kabongo, associate professor of strategic management and entrepreneurship at USF Sarasota-Manatee, is conducting a free event open to the public designed for...

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Top Photos of 2014

USF Sarasota-Manatee would like to wish you and your family a very special holiday season. 2014 was a great year for USFSM and the future looks bright moving in to...

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USFSM College of Business Dean Announces Retirement

Dr. Robert Anderson will be retiring as dean of the College of Business on December 31, after 43 years in the USF system.

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Dr. Timothy Turner USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM English

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Timothy Turner, English

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr....

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Dr. Thomas (Tom) Becker, Business Management, USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Thomas Becker, Business Management

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr....

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Dr. Thomas (Tom) Becker, Business Management, USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Richard Borghesi, Finance

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr....

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Tuesday Talks: John Stewart, Professional and Technical Communication

Tuesday Talks: John Stewart, Professional & Technical Communication

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at John Stewart....

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Dr. Sunita Lodwig Information Technology USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Sunita Lodwig, Information Technology

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Sunita...

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Dr. Katerina Berezina Hospitality Management USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Katerina Berezina, Hospitality Management

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr....

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Dr. Sandra Stone USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM New Regional Chancellor

New Regional Chancellor is Named at USF Sarasota-Manatee

SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 26, 2014) — University of South Florida System President Judy Genshaft today named Dr. Sandra Stone regional chancellor of the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. Stone comes...

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Tuesday Talks: Jon Stuart, Entrepreneurship USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM

Tuesday Talks: Jon Stuart, Entrepreneurship

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at adjuct...

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Students Investigate Customers’ Perceptions of SRQ Airport

Dean Cihan Cobanoglu, Dr. Serdar Ongan and Dr. Wan Yang of USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership (CHTL) are conducting a satisfaction study for Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)...

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Dr. Kathy Black USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Social Work

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Kathy Black, Social Work

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Kathy...

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Dr. Jody Lynn McBrien USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Education

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Jody Lynn McBrien, Education

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr....

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Dr. Jean Kabongo USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Business Management and Entrepreneurship MBA

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Jean Kabongo, Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Jean Kabongo....

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Chef Joe Askren USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Hospitality

Tuesday Talks: Chef Joe Askren, Hospitality

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Chef Joe Askren....

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Dr. Wilma Davidson USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Professional & Technical Communication

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Wilma Davidson, Professional & Technical Communication

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Wilma Davidson....

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Dr. Marie Byrd USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Elementary Education

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Marie Byrd, Elementary Education

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Marie Byrd....

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Dr. Jenni Menon Mariano USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Education

Professor Receives Funding for Research on the Higher Education Experience

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee has been awarded a $289,336 sub-award through Clark University as part of a 1.45 million dollar grant funded by the John Templeton Foundation, to...

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Dr. Jennifer Menon Mariano

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Jenni Menon Mariano, Secondary Education & Literacies Curriculum

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments. This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Jenni Mennon Mariano. Dr. Mariano...

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Dr. James (Jim) Curran, USF Sarasota-Manatee Marketing Business

Tuesday Talks: Dr. James Curran, Marketing

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. James Curran. Dr. James...

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Dr. Terry Osborn, USFSM Regional Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs

USFSM Announces Interim Regional Chancellor

Terry A. Osborn, USF Sarasota-Manatee regional vice chancellor for academic and student affairs, will serve as interim regional chancellor effective August 1. Arthur M. Guilford will be stepping down from...

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Dr. Richard Reich USF Sarasota-Manatee

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Richard Reich, Psychology

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Richard Reich. Dr. Richard...

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Dr. Susan Fulton

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Susan Fulton, Communications Sciences & Disorders

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Susan Fulton. Dr....

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USF Sarasota-Manatee John Stewart

BLOG: Classroom Success Leads to National Recognition

John Stewart, Visiting Instructor of Professional and Technical Communication, will be presenting his paper on “Implementing an XML Authoring Project in a New Media Course” at the IEEE International Professional...

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Dr. Valerie Lipscomb USFSM

Lipscomb Nominated for Research and Publication Award

USF Sarasota-Manatee Assistant Professor of English Valerie Lipscomb was nominated for the Vera Mowry Roberts Research and Publication award with her essay “’Putting on Her White Hair’: The Life Course...

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USFSM Global Engagement Office

Global Engagement Office Opens at USF Sarasota-Manatee

USF Sarasota-Manatee announces the creation of a Global Engagement Office (GEO), a liaison to USF World, which will develop the international reach of the institution and advance student achievement through...

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Dr. Cihan Cobanoglu USFSM

Dr. Cobanoglu Honored with Tourism Catalyst Award

Cihan Cobanoglu, dean of the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership, received the Bradenton Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau’s 2014 Tourism Catalyst Award. “Today, I...

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USFSM AACSB Accreditation

USFSM College of Business Maintains Prestigious AACSB Business Accreditation

The College of Business at USF Sarasota-Manatee has maintained its business accreditation by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB Accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in...

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Dr. Terry Osborn, USFSM Regional Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs

Dr. Terry Osborn Named New Regional Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs

USF Sarasota-Manatee Regional Chancellor Arthur Guilford  announces the selection of Terry A. Osborn, dean and professor of the College of Education at USF Sarasota-Manatee since 2010, to fill the position...

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Dr. Timothy Turner, USFSM

Turner Receives Grant for Scholarly Research This Summer in England

Timothy Turner, an Elizabethan scholar and assistant professor in the USF Sarasota-Manatee College of Arts and Sciences, received a USF System “New Researcher” grant to travel to the United Kingdom...

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Chef Burak Mil

Chef Burak Mil Brings Global Perspective to USFSM

Chef Burak Mil works with students in the new Culinary Innovation Lab at USFSM, bringing his special global perspective to students learning the intricacies of chefs’ day-to-day responsibilities. He joined...

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Commencement

USF Sarasota-Manatee Holds 60th Commencement Ceremony

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee’s fall commencement exercises will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 15th at the Bradenton Area Convention Center. Of the 197 USF Sarasota-Manatee...

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Dr. Melissa Sloan

Dr. Melissa Sloan Earns National Attention

For an academic researcher, perhaps the most rewarding part of the publication process comes when your work is cited in the national media. That is what USF Sarasota-Manatee’s Dr. Melissa...

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Dr. Elaine Augustine

Dr. Elaine Augustine Receives an Editor’s Choice Award

Dr. Elaine Augustine, Instructor of Psychology at USF Sarasota-Manatee, recently received the Editor’s Choice Award from the Cognitive Development Society.  The award was given for an article in the Journal...

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Dr. Terry A. Osborn Named Executive Director of FACTE

Dr. Terry A. Osborn, Dean and Professor, College of Education at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee has been named the Executive Director of the Florida Association of Colleges for...

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CLC

USFSM Announces Newest Community Leadership Council Members

University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee welcomed 10 new members to the Community Leadership Council (CLC) for 2013-14. This group of community and business leaders from the Sarasota-Manatee County area represent...

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14 New Faculty Members; Six Promotions for Current Faculty

The University of South Florida Sarasota- Manatee has added a total of 14 new professors to the faculty for the Fall 2013 semester. In addition to the 14 new faculty...

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Dr. Su Senapati Joins Staff at USF Sarasota-Manatee

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee has hired a USF alumna to the university staff. Dr. Senapati will work as the Faculty Coordinator for Learning Support Services while also teaching...

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2012-13 USFSM Faculty & Staff Recognition

Recognition is an important part of our culture at USF and this year our Outstanding Staff Award program honors employees who continually work to make USFSM a better place. The...

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USFSM's Spring Commencement is set for Monday, May 9.

USF Sarasota-Manatee to hold 65th commencement May 9

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 28, 2016) – The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee will hold its spring graduation exercise on Monday, May 9, at 6:30 p.m. at the Bradenton Area Convention...

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Dr. Melissa Sloan

USFSM Social Sciences program puts focus on problem solving

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 26, 2016) – USF Sarasota-Manatee’s Interdisciplinary Social Sciences program is adapting to tackle real-world problems. The ISS program, popular with students for offering a variety of classes,...

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Lorna and C. John Clarke celebrate USFSM with Rocky.

40th Anniversary in Focus: C. John Clarke champions local fundraising drive to close gap

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. USF...

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Poet, dance critic Anderson to give reading at USF Sarasota-Manatee

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 25, 2016) – New York-based poet and dance critic Jack Anderson will give a poetry reading at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at USF Sarasota-Manatee’s Selby Auditorium....

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Dr. Laurey Stryker manages the C4 consortium.

40th Anniversary in Focus: Colleges look to consortium to benefit Sarasota-Manatee area

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. The...

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Dr. Stone was recently chosen for a Women in Business Award.

Bulls Notebook: USFSM’s Dr. Stone among SRQ’s award winners

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 22, 2016) – Kudos to Dr. Sandra Stone. USF Sarasota-Manatee’s regional chancellor was one of five local winners at SRQ magazine’s Women in Business Hear Me Roar...

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WPCampus 2016 will run July 15-16 at USFSM.

USFSM to host WordPress national conference

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 22, 2016) – Tickets are on sale for this summer’s WPCampus 2016, a national conference of collegiate-based WordPress software users, scheduled at USF Sarasota-Manatee. WordPress, a free...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee to debut engineering program with USF in Tampa

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 21, 2016) – Months after announcing the formation of a College of Science & Mathematics, USF Sarasota-Manatee is unveiling plans for a pre-engineering program in combination with...

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USFSM signed a lease in 2013 to open the Culinary Innovation Lab in Lakewood Ranch.

40th Anniversary in Focus: Agreements benefit College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. Dr....

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USFSM to hold ‘Instant Decision Days’ for college admissions

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 19, 2016) – USF Sarasota-Manatee next week will host “Instant Decision Days” for prospective freshmen for the Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 semesters. Instead of waiting up...

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Bob Purzycki, USF Class of '68.

40th Anniversary in Focus: A loving gesture toward spouse leads man to endow scholarship

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. Bob...

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David Eckel, the broker/owner of Wagner Realty, addresses business students and professors at Selby Auditorium.

Bulls Notebook: Honor society, USFSM welcome broker David Eckel

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 15, 2016) – David Eckel, the broker/owner of Wagner Realty, says his company retained its agents through the housing slump, even when many competitors were releasing theirs....

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USFSM Mote Marine Intern Cristina Solorzano prepares to weigh and measure a young snook. She also checks for abnormalities in the fish.

USF Sarasota-Manatee/Mote partnership helping students to achieve

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 14, 2016) – The promise of collaborating one-on-one with scientists made all the difference for Cristina Solorzano. For Bryn Austin, it was that plus the opportunity to...

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USFSM started offering courses on the SCF Venice campus for the spring 2016 semester.

USFSM now offering courses in Venice

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 13, 2016) – USFSM and SCF have coordinated to provide upper-level baccalaureate curriculum at the SCF Venice campus. This initiative affords students local access to various USFSM...

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USF System Trustee and Chairman of the USFSM Campus Board Byron Shinn.

40th Anniversary in Focus: Trustee Byron Shinn helps ensure USFSM stays attuned to community

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. Byron...

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USFSM students talk about mental health issues Tuesday in the rotunda.

USFSM students tackle topic of mental health in day-long talk

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 12, 2016) – “Dance.” “Cooking and exercising.” “FaceTime with my boyfriend.” “A glass of wine.” “Paintball.” Dr. Phil Wagner’s Student Life Skills class at USF Sarasota-Manatee offered...

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Local media have recorded USFSM's growth over the years.

40th Anniversary in Focus: USFSM enjoys local media partnership

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. USF...

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Dr. Jessica Grosholz and Dr. Fawn Ngo.

Bulls Notebook: USFSM professors to study local policing effort

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 8, 2016) – Sarasota police have asked two criminologists from USF Sarasota-Manatee to evaluate the city’s three-year crackdown on drug dealers. Drs. Fawn Ngo and Jessica Grosholz...

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The Open House for prospective freshman is set for Saturday, April 23.

USF Sarasota-Manatee to hold Open House for prospective freshmen

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 7, 2016) – USF Sarasota-Manatee will hold an Open House for prospective freshmen on Saturday, April 23. The “Future Bull Roundup” is set from 9 a.m. to...

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Dr. Evelyn Mills Duvall

40th Anniversary in Focus: Dr. Duvall’s legacy still felt at USFSM

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. In...

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Maverick and Rocky are longtime friends, just like SCF and USFSM.

40th Anniversary in Focus: 2+2 State College of Florida partnership proves beneficial

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. Before...

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Students perform an experiment at USFSM's classrooms at Mote Marine Laboratory.

40th Anniversary in Focus: USFSM-Mote collaboration key to unlocking biology program

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. Before...

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Dr. Melissa Sloan

Bulls Notebook: USFSM prof. wins women’s research award

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 1, 2016) – Dr. Melissa Sloan, associate professor of interdisciplinary social sciences at USF Sarasota-Manatee, said she never expected to win the USF Women in Leadership and...

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Bob Turner, president and publisher of the Bradenton Herald.

40th Anniversary in Focus: USFSM an asset to the community

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. Bradenton...

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40th Anniversary in Focus: Loyalty to alma mater spurs grad to join, help alumni association

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. The...

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Dr. Kathy Black

Bulls Notebook: USFSM to hold Careers in Aging discussion, job fair

SARASOTA, Fla. (March 24, 2016) – Careers involving elder affairs or aging abound, but too often job seekers think nursing homes are the only option when it comes to careers...

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USFSM students at a community garden in Atlanta. Left to right are: David Pascual, Jaime Hernandez-Carranza, Rachel Staigerwald, Ashley Johnston, Allyson Hanson (staff advisor), Jessie Cordero, Kati Hinds (staff advisor),  Stewart Carrier and Dina Thelusma.

USFSM students enjoy service-oriented Spring Break

SARASOTA, Fla. (March 23, 2016) – Dina Thelusma liked handing out packaged and canned goods to the homeless and others who visited the food bank. Cody Bowman enjoyed interacting with...

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USFSM to introduce curriculum changes, new programs for fall

SARASOTA, Fla. (March 23, 2016) – USF Sarasota-Manatee is introducing curriculum changes and new academic programs for the fall semester in response to the community’s higher education needs and changing...

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Dr. Kathy Black

USFSM’s Dr. Black to address World Health Organization

SARASOTA, Fla. (March 16, 2016) – Dr. Kathy Black, a USF Sarasota-Manatee professor of social work and gerontology, is set to leave next month for Geneva, Switzerland, to address a...

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The Open House for prospective freshman is set for Saturday, April 23.

USFSM to hold Open House for grad, transfer students

SARASOTA, Fla. (March 15, 2016) – USF Sarasota-Manatee is holding an Open House for transfer and graduate students on March 22 from 5 to 7 p.m. Prospective USFSM students can...

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Todd Hughes, veterans’ services administrator at USFSM’s Office of Student Services.

Thanks to donation, USFSM to open veterans’ center

SARASOTA, Fla. (March 15, 2016) – A new activities and counseling center for USF Sarasota-Manatee student veterans is weeks from opening thanks to the generosity of an anonymous benefactor who...

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Student Lauren Konkle listens to evidence collection instructions from Sue Ewell, a private investigator.

Mock crime scene helps USFSM students hone CSI skills

SARASOTA, Fla. (March 14, 2016) – The two bodies were found in a patch of woods at the campus’ north end, their hands and feet bound with plastic ties. Longtime...

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Joy Andrea, with her students, from left, Adrienn Ujvari, Rachael Padula, Katie McClure and Alex McClure, at Saint Leo University.

Bulls Notebook: USFSM students, instructor attend math conference

SARASOTA, Fla. (March 11, 2016) – Two weeks after presenting a lecture at Florida Southern College in Lakeland, USF Sarasota-Manatee math instructor Joy D’Andrea was on the road again, this...

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Dr. Anila Jain, Regional Chancellor Dr. Sandra Stone and Pete Petersen.

USFSM caps 40th Anniversary celebration with black-tie gala

SARASOTA, Fla. (March 7, 2016) – USF Sarasota-Manatee “let down its hair” with a casual kickoff celebration in September and welcomed scores of alumni to a day-long festival a few...

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Dr. Patrick J. Moreo

USFSM appoints dean to College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership

SARASOTA, Fla. (March 2, 2016) – USF Sarasota-Manatee has named Dr. Patrick J. Moreo as dean of the College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership, replacing interim Dean Dr. James Curran....

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Christi Womack Villalobos

40th Anniversary in Focus: Womack Villalobos passionate about her alma mater

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. Christi...

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Roger Frazee

40th Anniversary in Focus: Roger Frazee leads fundraising effort for new campus

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. Roger...

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Charles and Linda Baumann

40th Anniversary in Focus: Charles and Linda Baumann’s longtime support makes a difference at USFSM

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. All...

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Dr. Theresa "Teryn" Gilbertson

Bulls Notebook: Dr. Gilbertson to work archaeological site in Israel

SARASOTA, Fla. (Feb. 26, 2016) – While some are staking out a spot on a beach or by the pool, Dr. Theresa “Teryn” Gilbertson hopes to be digging around a 2,000-year-old...

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Dr. Anila Jain and USFSM student Hannah Veitkus after they were inducted into the Order of the Golden Brahman last year.

40th Anniversary in Focus: Dr. Anila Jain proves she’s a tireless supporter of education

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. Dr....

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Angie and Jim Brewer

40th Anniversary in Focus: The making of “The Bull Lady”

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. No...

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Amanda Evora

40th Anniversary in Focus: Amanda Evora pursued Olympic dream as a USFSM student

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. She...

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Jaimie Mayer

Philanthropist to talk bridging the generational divide

SARASOTA, Fla. (Feb. 24, 2016) – Philanthropist Jaimie Mayer says millennials are no less committed to philanthropy than people of her parents’ or grandparents’ age, though they tend to view giving...

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40th Anniversary in Focus: Student clubs create vibrant campus life, active alumni

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. With...

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Festival wows alumni, faculty, students and the community

SARASOTA, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2016) – USF Sarasota-Manatee’s All-Alumni Festival Saturday offered alumni from the past 40 years a chance to mingle, grab a bite and listen to American Idol top-five...

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This year's research showcase winners were: Sanaz Dabiri, Lisa Rossi, Stewart Carrier, Samantha Vazquez, Ashley Johnston and Paola Ramirez.

Bulls Notebook: USFSM conference celebrates student research

SARASOTA, Fla. (Feb. 19, 2016) – This year’s “Student Showcase for Projects, Research and Innovation” at USF Sarasota-Manatee took an inclusive approach with winners announced in six categories Friday: business, education,...

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40th Anniversary in Focus: Global Engagement Office connects students to cultures abroad

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. Forty...

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Derrick Williams and James Bain

Two wrongfully convicted to tell their stories at USFSM

SARASOTA, Fla. (Feb. 19, 2016) – Amid the national debate about law enforcement, USF Sarasota-Manatee is offering what it hopes provokes a thoughtful dialogue about the legal system: A panel discussion...

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Nixon scholar Jennifer Caba

40th Anniversary in Focus: Clyde G. Nixon Scholarship offers overseas study

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. USFSM...

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Kun Shi, director of the Confucius Institute.

USF speaker to discuss cultural differences in China

SARASOTA, Fla. (Feb. 17, 2016) – Kun Shi, director of the Confucius Institute at USF Tampa, says a common misconception about China is that it’s largely homogenous, but in reality cultural...

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40th Anniversary in Focus: Annual ‘showcase’ spurs student-led research

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. Having...

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40th Anniversary in Focus: USFSM listens to community, establishes 4-year institution

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. It...

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Dr. Judy Genshaft

40th Anniversary in Focus: Dr. Genshaft says USFSM deeply engaged with community

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. Dr....

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40th Anniversary in Focus: USFSM flourishes with removal of enrollment restrictions

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. June...

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Biology student Priscilla Sosa thanks donors for their generosity.

Bulls Notebook: USFSM scholarship recipients thank donors at yearly mixer

SARASOTA, Fla. (Feb. 12, 2016) – For some of the 30 students gathered in the rotunda at USF Sarasota-Manatee, receiving a scholarship meant an opportunity to travel overseas. For others, the...

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USFSM will welcome Sam Woolf on Feb. 20.

Idol finalist Sam Woolf to headline USFSM festival

SARASOTA, Fla. (Feb.12, 2016) – USF Sarasota-Manatee isn’t holding back as it continues to celebrate 40 years of service to Sarasota and Manatee counties: The campus is set to stage a...

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40th Anniversary in Focus: Brunch on the Bay introduces USFSM to Sarasota and Manatee

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. Brunch...

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40th Anniversary in Focus: Accreditations validate education, business colleges

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. Not...

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40th Anniversary in Focus: Center for PAInT paves way for students, future teachers

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. Dr....

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USFSM, Manatee schools to show every student can attend college

SARASOTA, Fla. (Feb. 8, 2016) – For the first time, USF Sarasota-Manatee is teaming up with Manatee County Title I middle schools to show that every student can go to college....

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40th Anniversary in Focus: Separate accreditation helps define campus’ future

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. No...

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Dr. James (Jim) Curran, USF Sarasota-Manatee Marketing Business

Dr. James Curran named dean of College of Business at USFSM

SARASOTA, Fla. (Feb. 5, 2016) – Dr. James Curran has been named dean of the College of Business at USF Sarasota-Manatee, dropping the title of “interim-dean” conferred on him after former...

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Instructor Joe Askren looks over a recently donated beer-making system.

Bulls Notebook: USFSM receives brewing equipment donation

SARASOTA, Fla. (Feb. 5, 2016) – Joe Askren, an instructor at the College of Hospitality and Technology Leadership, thought it was all a joke until the man on the phone assured...

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40th Anniversary in Focus: MBA program finds a home at USFSM

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. Finding...

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40th Anniversary in Focus: Legislators, including local alum, all the difference in funding effort

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. When...

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40th Anniversary in Focus: USFSM’s early days shaped by New College collaboration

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. USF’s...

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USFSM plans a series of Black History Month events.

Black History Month events scheduled at USFSM

SARASOTA, Fla. (Feb. 2, 2016) – USF Sarasota-Manatee is marking Black History Month this February with three events including a “poetry slam” that encourages student participation. “Every year we celebrate Black...

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The USF System is unique in Florida.

40th Anniversary in Focus: USF System a model for success

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. USF...

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USFSM Regional Chancellor Dr. Sandra Stone

40th Anniversary in Focus: Arriving in 2014, Dr. Stone wastes little time tackling projects

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. When...

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Math instructor Joy D'Andrea and USF System mascot Rocky.

Bulls Notebook: USFSM instructor helping to predict hurricane paths

SARASOTA, Fla. (Jan. 29, 2016) – Those spaghetti models that flash across TV screens showing possible hurricane routes might be need to make room for a newcomer. USF Sarasota-Manatee visiting instructor...

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Dr. Arthur Guilford

40th Anniversary in Focus: Separate accreditation, first freshmen class hallmarks of Guilford era

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. Regional...

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Dr. Aubrey de Grey addresses the audience Tuesday during a Knowledge-A-Bull series lecture. Photo by Krista Schrock

Noted scientist kicks off USFSM speaker series for 2016

SARASOTA, Fla. (Jan. 28, 2016) – Biomedical gerontologist Dr. Aubrey de Grey says he isn’t spouting science fiction when he claims aging is a disease that can be cured. Bio-technological advances...

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Dr. Laurey Stryker

40th Anniversary in Focus: New campus, programs mark Dr. Stryker’s tenure

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. Dr....

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Dr. Michael Bassis

40th Anniversary in Focus: Dr. Bassis helped to oversee USF, New College split

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. USF...

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Dr. David Schenck

40th Anniversary in Focus: Dean Schenck shined a light on USFSM

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. USF Sarasota Dean...

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Dr. Robert Barylski

40th Anniversary in Focus: Celebrating 40 years, USFSM looks at its history

Editor’s Note: USF Sarasota-Manatee is celebrating 40 years of serving the community this academic year and to mark the occasion the campus is rolling out a series of 40 stories...

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Dr. Aubrey de Grey is set to give a  lecture Jan. 26.

Bulls Notebook: Noted gerontologist to kick off USFSM 2016 speaker series

SARASOTA, Fla. (Jan. 15, 2016) – Biomedical gerontologist Dr. Aubrey de Grey, who argues aging is a disease that can be cured, is set to visit USF Sarasota-Manatee Jan. 26 as...

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USFSM students and employees can now ride SCAT and MCAT  buses for free. Photo courtesy of SCAT.

Bulls Notebook: Free bus rides for USFSM students, employees

SARASOTA, Fla. (Jan. 8, 2016) – Getting to and from USF Sarasota-Manatee is about to get easier under a new program that offers free bus rides to USFSM students and employees....

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Dr. Laurey Stryker, former CEO of USFSM, was named manager of the Consortium of Colleges on the Creative Coast.

Consortium of Colleges on the Creative Coast receives foundations’ support

(Sarasota, Fla., Jan. 5, 2016) – The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation, Community Foundation of Sarasota County (CFSC) and Gulf Coast Community Foundation (GCCF) are partnering to support C4 (Consortium...

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Renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman and his wife, Toby Perlman

Bulls Notebook: USFSM hosts Perlman winter music program

SARASOTA, Fla. (Dec. 18, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee this week is welcoming dozens of young musicians from across the world as the Perlman Music Program/Suncoast Winter Residency returns to campus. The...

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Career Inspiration: Jaime DiDomenico, President of Cool Today, Plumbing Today and Energy Today

Career Inspiration: Jaime DiDomenico, President of Cool Today, Plumbing Today and Energy Today

To help inspire students to make sound career choices, USF Sarasota-Manatee checks in with local CEO’s to share their stories of success. This week, we sat down with Jaime DiDomenico,...

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USFSM staff and fall 2015 graduates flash the Bull horns sign.

USFSM holds its 64th commencement exercise

SARASOTA, Fla. (Dec. 14, 2015) – Ashley Metelus said she found her calling at USF Sarasota-Manatee. Awaiting her chance to walk in USFSM’s graduation procession, the 23-year-old “Outstanding Graduate” admitted to...

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Dr. Tim Turner

Bulls Notebook: USFSM students invited to study in London

SARASOTA, Fla. (Dec. 11, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee students are invited to a study-abroad program in London this summer taught by USFSM Assistant Professor of English Dr. Tim Turner. The...

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Dr. Jean Kabongo, Ashley Metelus, Amber Haller and Matthew Bertrand.

USFSM Professor, 3 students to be recognized at commencement

SARASOTA, Fla. (Dec. 10, 2015) – Three students and a professor will receive special recognition at Sunday’s fall commencement exercise. The commencement, at the Bradenton Area Convention Center, 1 Haben Blvd.,...

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Michael Klauber, Michael’s On East and Michael’s Wine Cellar

Career Inspiration: Michael Klauber, Michael’s On East and Michael’s Wine Cellar

To help inspire students to make sound career choices, USF Sarasota-Manatee checks in with local CEO’s to share their stories of success. This week, we sat down with Michael Klauber,...

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Bill Mariotti

After long pause, return to college pays off for resolute USFSM student

SARASOTA, Fla. (Dec. 07, 2015) – Bill Mariotti was about five classes shy of graduating with a business degree when his father plunged through an old skylight on a demolition project in...

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Dr. Wilma Davidson

Bulls Notebook: USFSM’s Dr. Davidson pens business writing book

SARASOTA, Fla. (Dec. 04, 2015) – Perfectionists, procrastinators and writers of all styles will find apt tips on how to make their words flourish in Business Writing: What Works, What Won’t...

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USFSM to hold open house for homeschool students

SARASOTA, Fla. (Dec. 1, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee is holding an open house for homeschool students and their parents to learn about academic programs, the admissions process and opportunities for financial...

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Kevin Logan, President and CEO of Omega Office Systems

Career Inspiration: Kevin Logan, Omega Office Systems

To help inspire students to make sound career choices, USF Sarasota-Manatee checks in with local CEO’s to share their stories of success. This week, we sat down with Kevin Logan,...

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Dr. Sandra Stone, regional chancellor at USF Sarasota-Manatee.

Dr. Stone’s first year: Laying a foundation for change

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 30, 2015) – Regional Chancellor Dr. Sandra Stone was vice president for academic affairs at Dalton State College in Georgia when a unique opportunity came up 600...

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The new USFSM College of Science & Mathematics will debut in the fall of 2016 as part of a college realignment.

USF Sarasota-Manatee Establishes College of Science & Mathematics

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 20, 2015) – In the changing landscape of higher education, it is important to stay ahead of the curve. To better serve the higher education needs of...

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USFSM students will show their Bulls' spirit by volunteering on Saturday.

Bulls Notebook: USFSM students to volunteer at two Sarasota charities

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 19, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee students are keeping up their commitment to service organizations with plans to make stops at two Sarasota-based charities on Saturday, including one...

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Last year's beer-food pairing was so successful the event was moved to the USFSM campus.

USFSM students get creative for beer & food event

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 19, 2015) – Tangerine-infused beer? How about honeydew melon? Or maybe a Kölsch-style brew flavored with white truffles? Introduction to Beer Science Instructor Joe Askren says his...

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